Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Program for Elders/Dementia Reducing Need for Drugs

According to a story on NPR yesterday, a memory care facility and nursing home in Mankato, Minnesota, has significantly reduced the need for anti-psychotic drugs through a program they call Awakenings. The program seeks to understand the cause of behaviors in elders with dementia and other cognitive disabilities and works to try to eliminate it.

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